It’s that time of the year again. ConfrontingAging has to give the bird to someone. This year it was a toss-up between President Trump and Congressional Republicans supporting the new tax bill.
Consider President Trump and his hurtful tweets. Despite the old adage, words along with sticks and stones really do harm us.
Ah, but the Congressional Republicans with their new tax bill. That can really hit seniors where it hurts the most…their pocketbook.
If the tax bill passes as is by the end of the year, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says that a "pay-as-you-go" sequestration law passed in 2010 would necessitate cuts to Medicare by as much as $25 billion in 2018. And with the absence of any more legislation, the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget claims the cuts could reach almost a half trillion dollars over the next 10 years.
Pass the gravy please, and I'll take an extra helping of stuffing too.